Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Let's Tech About It! Episode 4 - Victoria Byrne

In episode 4 Jarratt Rose talk to Victoria Byrne, who is the Technology Education teacher at Corner Brook Regional High.

Let's Tech About It! Episode 4 - Victoria Byrne

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Getting Unstuck, a Scratch Challenge for K-12 teachers!


Want to improve your Scratch skills? Or even learn how to use Scratch? TESIC is running Getting Unstuck, a 20 day Scratch Challenge! Starting May 1st a new challenge will be emailed to participants each weekday. Create something share it, and look at what other participants have made and comment on it!
There is a lot to learn. You can increase your own proficiency with Scratch, learn how to use blocks you haven't seen before, see what other people have made, and talk to them about how they use it within their teaching practice. There will be experienced Scratch users from TESIC who will be able to assist you as you work your way through the challenges too.

So register at the link below, and refresh your inbox on May 1st to see what the first challenge will be!

Getting Unstuck Registration

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Learning Creative Learning

Learning Creative Learning is a 6 week free course that allows you Connect with educators from around the world and learn how to help children develop as creative thinkers, exploring design principles of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT.

It is a great course to complete, that doesn't require any real technological knowledge. The goal is to gain a greater understanding of creative learning, and how you and your students can actually learn to be creative.

Register for Learning Creative Learning

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Let's Tech About It! Episode 3 with Ashleigh Hudson

A brand new episode of our Technology in Education Podcast is now available!

Megan Roome (TESIC President) talks to Ashleigh Hudson, a a Grade 4 EFI teacher at Vanier Elementary in St. John's about her adventures with Technology in the classroom.

You can listen to this episode at the link below, and check out some of our previous episodes as well.

Let's Tech About It! with Ashleigh Hudson

Friday, April 3, 2020

Get your Google Certified Educator Certificate!

This might be a great time to get your Google Educator Certificate! Google for Education Teacher Center has all the training and resources you will need to complete both the Educator Level 1 and Educator Level 2 certifications.

It is a great way to expand your knowledge of the G Suite ecosystem, and can really help your teaching practice.

The exam itself costs $10 to take, but you should allow roughly 3 hours to complete it without rushing.

TESIC Presents - Google Classroom Basics PL Opportunity

  This Virtual PL will go over the basic features of Google Classroom and provide a question and answer time for any questions you may have....